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  • Short Summary

    Lord Lloyd opens new dam in Egypt.

  • Description

    Sennar, Egypt.

    New dam makes thousands of acres of land suitable for farming, Lord Lloyd attends inauguration ceremony.

    M/S of a man in a white suit with a plumed hat (Lloyd?) walking down some steps leading from a platform, three Egyptian soldiers stand on the platform in front of a door set in stone, as Lloyd walks away they open some curtains covering the door, tilt up to show the Egyptian and British flags flying above.

    Other shots are same or similar to those in story - MILLIONS OF ACRES - also in G 1269.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    454.17
    Media URN:
    25571
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:28:00 / 01:25:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1269

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